Definition of Burton, Sir Richard in English:

Burton, Sir Richard

proper noun

  • (1821–90), English explorer, anthropologist, and translator; full name Sir Richard Francis Burton. In 1858, he and John Hanning Speke were the first Europeans to see Lake Tanganyika. Notable translations: "Arabian Nights" (1885–88), "Kama Sutra" (1883), and "The Perfumed Garden" (1886)

Pronunciation:

Burton, Sir Richard

/ˈbərtn/